“As far as playing shows, it’s all about the energy. Of course you make music for yourself, but ultimately, you want people to hear it. You want people to come out because a show isn’t just about your songs—the band could play alone in a room if that were the case—it’s about the shared experience.”
“I love wine. There is an expression in the collecting world, which is ‘don’t become a victim of your own greed.’ And that’s what I’ve become… I want every record out there.”
“I want people to experience their own life and have it be a part of it. Even at the bar last night, I was talking with friends about bands from here like the Format and we were talking about how certain songs bring you back to certain moments in life. It’s so cool that we get to be a part of that.”
On May 20, Flemington DIY will celebrate its nine year anniversary with a full-day party that includes a group bike ride, open art gallery viewing, music, screen printing and more.
“I feel like ADHD and other neurodivergent disorders get a bad rap. I feel like a lot of people don’t take it seriously. Even you have pharmacists who give you a dirty look when I’m upset that they don’t have my medication.”
New Jerseyans, by the hundreds of thousands, flock to the roughly 15-mile-long, multi-use trail every year to satiate their outdoor recreation needs.
The craft brewery shares a lot with a gas station, but make no mistake: the beer is excellent, the atmosphere cozy and it makes for a great way to cap off a day on the Delaware.
Sussex County’s Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Intervention Services (DASI) hosts the Rise Up! poetry group and provides support services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
“You cross a point where you look back at the hysterical shit you did growing up, and look at those things with a more reflective eye.”
“At the event last year we kind of left an open field in front of the bus by the food area. People started dancing in that field and, like, frolicking in the meadow at our Flower Power Flea Market. Then I saw someone was having a picnic and there were a bunch of dogs everywhere… it was so cool.”
Rattner offers a grand solution to dissuade work-from-home arrangements: Housing. Why, he asks, have a big majority of European workers already returned to their offices? Simple, he says—most people there live in small apartments and houses, making stay-at-home work less comfortable. Voila!
Judge Janet Protasiewicz’s big win in Wisconsin sends a gut-check message to meek Democratic Party officials and donors who continually admonish candidates and local activists to be middle-of-the-roaders, compromising the people’s “little-d” democratic principles in hopes of winning some Republican votes.